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Obama's Free Trade Opportunity

Monday, January 24, 2011  |  The Wall Street Journal

In an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal, AS/COA Board Member Thomas McLarty III says a strongly concerted effort to ratify pending trade agreements will remind voters that President Obama "sees America as confident and innovative enough to remain the global economy's True North." ... Read More

A Trade Deal Snub to Latin America

Friday, January 14, 2011  |  The Washington Post

Bernard Aronson, former assistant secretary of state for inter-American affairs, argues in The Washington Post that delaying the ratification of free-trade agreements with Colombia and Panama sends Latin America a message: "Friends of the United States get thrown under the political bus." ... Read More

Bipartisanship Can Revive Economy

Wednesday, January 5, 2011  |  Politico

"A strong trade agenda presents a unique opportunity to promote economic growth, global partnerships and bipartisan cooperation," argues Congressman David Dreier in an op-ed for Politico. "International trade plays an important part in improving a nation’s circumstances — far beyond the immediate scope of exports and imports." ... Read More